High school students and parents are invited to a program at the Swampscott Public Library on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:30pm to learn about applying to colleges. Emily Barnum and Jennifer Magary from Swampscott High School Guidance Department will give an overview of the process and explain the role of the Guidance Department. Joanna Ganci, Swampscott High School English Department Chair, will give advice on writing essays & getting teacher recommendations. Yessika Hurtado, educational adviser at Lynn Educational Opportunity Center, will speak about FAFSA, PROFILE, and financial aid. Sherry Brass, director of Pre-College Programs at Kaplan Test Prep, will cover standardized testing. No registration is required--students welcome (and parents, too).There will also be drawings to win college guides. The library is located at 61 Burrill Street, 781-596-8867.